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the california voters. >> here we go again. could see some more records set in the bay area but some major changes are coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> if you are commuting through the dublin interchange, everything looks good so far. we still have overnight roadwork. we'll thank you you about that coming up. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 which means it's 8:00 back east. and voting has started in some states today for the presidential election. >> and here in california, polls will open two hours from now. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney is heading to ohio and pennsylvania for one more day on the campaign trail and we have live team coverage on local and national voting. bigad shaban is in chicago, president obama's home city. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, wisconsin, new hampshire and colorado. his tou
:30 this morning. >>> california especially the bay area saw tough congressional races, including one upset due to new primary runoff system. katie marzullo joins us with a closer look. >> reporter: this is the house of representatives map. here's what won't surprise you, blue, blue, blue, the whole bay area voting democrat. we want to focus on three races starting in district three. he has held state or federal office for 40 years and he hangs on to it in a close race you can see the numbers five -54% to the republican's 46% she is someone who national republicans thought would give them a good chance of getting a seat in the house that would not be the case. in the east bay to district 9 this was tricky, lines have been newly redrawn people thought the incumbent mcinnerney wouldn't be able to hold on to his seat, he does he wins 54% to gill's 46% in district 9. district 15, massive upset maybe the biggest in the state. pete stark who has held the office since 1973 known as dean of california delegation is out and he loses to fellow democrat due to the new primary system democrat vs. departmen
california. in the meantime, in manhattan, cheers tonight when their lights went back on. >> con edison had hoped to restore power to all of manhattan by tonight. it now looks like it will be tomorrow night so some blackouts may linger lo longer than that. across the entire region. three and a half million are still without power. statue of liberty is closed indefinitely. statue had reopened last week after a $30 million overhaul. >> we have a good samaritan story to bring you. joe ignored the risks to his own life to save a taxi driver who was stuck in the flood zone. he waded into chest high water to pump the water out of his suv. he says the driver looked like he was praying and preparing to die but he was saved and he is okay. the taxi driver is on the left and the other is on the right. >>> moving on today is the first full day of operation impact where the california highway patrol is helping them stop a surge in violent crime. much of the focus is on east oakland. laura anthony rode along with the chp. >> that truck has no license plate. >> dan hill is cruising down international bou
've seen in california in 20 years. >> we did check with other airports. we checked with oakland international and san jose. they're reporting no or very minor delays, if anything. back to you. >>> i think some of the totals checked in about -- >> sorry, steve. your mic isn't working. >>> continuing our storm watch coverage, the situation in marin county got some heavy rainfall this morning. we're live in san rafael. the rain let up. looks like a little sun. still windy? >> reporter: yeah. the winds have been a factor. we've been on the north side. richmond san rafael bridge since 4:00 a.m. we started out with dry conditions. then heavy rains and strong gusty winds. and now we have a little bit of some sunshine. the clouds beginning to break up a little bit. we took a short drive and did find heavy rain in the 10:00 hour approaching ross and the san anselmo area. crews were out cleaning storm drains to help minimize flooding problems in that area. heavy rain in san anselmo. the creek only went up about a foot and a half. it's about 3.5 feet right now. it's gone up a little bit bu
28 million gallons on the way. northern california is sending teams to help them recover from the storm. a second pg&e team to help restore power and coastguard teams from novato and alameda have been sent to that region. >>> under pressure to meet the immediate needs of his city, the mayor reversed himself and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with bay area runners that were among 47,000 others in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon she participated in but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation is still dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there is no power or today or heat. >> she along with half a dozen runners had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and checked in for the race. >> we picked up a race number. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i it was extremely conflicted about running this race. as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> the mayor said the rac
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take you inside and show you some of the latest preparations for tomorrow's game. >> and this woman's crusade. >> the run is in honor of my friend. >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weath
may find out if same sex couples here in california will once again be able to get married legally. ktvu alison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us what is at stake at the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some people are calling this one of the most significant issues ever before the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments
aim reporting. >> closer to home the future of education funding in california would put to voters today. two propositions on the state ballot and to give more money to education through temporary tax increase. one measure is proposition 38 vs tax which has the backing of the other. opposition 30 fails it will force an additional $6 billion cut triggering massive cuts to education. 4.5 from cape through eight education. 500 million cut to public universities which will lead to fewer class offerings and the possibility of tuition increases. >> proposition 38 the competing bill is looking to raise money for education plan temporary income tax hike. you cannot vote yes for both of you like. proposition 30 does began pumping money into the educational system leave it. >> measure and will place a one penny per ounce tax on sugary drinks. tricks like soda and sports drinks. basically any beverage that contains a caloric sweetener. it would not apply to 100 percent juice drinks nor honestly know. same-sex marriages on the ballot in several states. voters in maine and maryland and washingt
oakland haaziq madyun kron4news >> the fate of same-sex marriage in california -- could be decided soon. the supreme court just hours away from deciding on whether or not to get involved. tonight kron-4 is exploring the possible outcomes -- at 5-30. >>catherine: but first, it's a power-lunch at the white house. president obama - meeting with his former rival mitt romney. >> and --- 49-ers quarterback alex smith -- talking for the first time about being benched. you don't want to miss what smith had to say about colin kaepernick taking his job because of an injury. the news continues next. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> meeting with his former rival mitt romney. mitt romney had lunch today with the man who defeated him in the presidential race. it was a private meeting - but the white house released this photo. very few details were released - but we're told that the president and romney talked about a
in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner coming up. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso.
. >> is election day what it used to be? new numbers show how the people of california plan to vote with a mail in ballot. >> and reports of a sex fantasy league blown out of porportion? what is being reported this morning. . >>> a provedda forecast. the rain will end soon. not much longer, some breaks in the clouds to the north. highs 60s to near 70. >> the president back on the campaign trail after three days of focusing on the response to sandy. the president is getting a boost in the final days of the campaign. >> reporter: the president is on his way now to green bay wisconsin. here he is leaving about a half hour ago. he will get regular updates on the storm response as he travels. he is largely received praise for how he has dealt with the crisis even from republicans. he toured the storm damage in new jersey yesterday. >> we are going to help you get it all together. i promise. promise. >> reporter: the president gets back to campaigning today with stops in wisconsin, colorado and nevada. romney is targeting virginia. he softened his speech in the wake of the disaster avoiding direct
of california board of regents confirmed the appointment of a new chancellor for uc berkeley this morning. nicholas starks will be the university's tenth chancellor. dirks is currently an executive vice president and dean at columbia university. he also worked as a professor of history and anthropology. dirks will take over as berkeley's chancellor starting june of next year. his salary will be around $468,000 a year. >>> a new sex abuse claim against the moraga school district alleges that another former student was sexually abused by teacher dan whiters and that the district could have prevented it. whiters was a joaquin moraga teacher that was investigated for sex abuse when he committed suicide. this after the district came to an agreement with two other students. >>> a third man claim that is he had sex with the former puppeteer for elmo. he met clash when he was 16 years old. the latest suit acknowledges clash and the teen kept in touch and even continued their relationship once the man turned 18. clash resigned from sesame workshop last week. a spokeswoman believes this lawsuit ha
stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in california and nevada. stay with abc7 morning news coming up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs.
no indication yet from the california highway patrol when they will get this crash cleared. >> we have rain on the way of but you would not looking outside. a crystal clear start to the morning the chilly out there and we will see an increasing cloud cover this afternoon and you'll certainly need an umbrella. tomorrow we have the possibility for scattered showers into the morning hours with dryer by the afternoon. overall dry conditions into the weekend the temperatures are still unseasonably cool. satellite and radar we're tracking the rainy can see is pushing his way out of eureka and and the ride in the bay area. how lucky to the tiny with future cast four coming up in just a bit. >> new this morning and hotel in burlingame. everyone is back in this morning by the people that stayed there had to get out early in the morning because of a carbon monoxide leak. the san mateo county fire department showed up to handle this at and so boulevard in burlingame. one person did have to go to hospital with what they believe was the of to poisoning. will tran is live on the scene and he will have mo
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
gann said the watch is art. he has ties to the artist community in southern california. tonight he is being held at the santa right jail. >> thank you, mark sayre in oakland >>> a 65-year-old woman kidnapped, beaten sexually assaulted and the suspects is a 14-year-old boy. it started at a store on plaza drive in vallejo. the woman was found duct taped in a ditch on 80. anne makovec reports. >> we had a conversation with the victim. she is an incredibly strong insightful woman. >> reporter: this lieutenant is referring to a 56-year-old woman kid -- 65-year-old woman kidnapped and assaulted at gunpoint by a 14-year-old boy starting at a shopping center on plaza drive in vallejo late yesterday afternoon. police say the boy forced the woman to drive her minivan a few miles then stopped to assault her both physically and sexually. >> it was an extremely serious violent attack. >> severe head trauma. her eyes were swollen shut. >> reporter: the teen left the woman unconscious bound in duct tape on highway 80 found by passersby. >> they summoned aid for her, took care of her and got her treatment
in a california park. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. >>> welcome back. live doppler you can see heavy drizzle showing up on live doppler 7 hd the reason why we have two hour and 43 minute flight arrival delays into sfo that extends into bay bridge, treasure island, yerba buena island into marin county. this is going to be the case today with moist southerly want we could have drizzle any time during the morning to light rain in the north bay. i still think our best chance of steadier rain will be in the north bay the west of -- the rest of us could have sprinkles to scattered light rain during the afternoon our steadier rain starting during the evening and overnight today in the 60s. >>> bay bridge toll, metering lights just turned on, wind advisory for the cantilever section westbound you can see delays past the first overcrossing towards san francisco. westbound highway 4 port chicago slow traffic accident blockin
weather system will make for tough travel in the northwest and northern california. any flight delays aren't likely to ripple across the country. >> if there were to be a storm in chicago or northeast could you count on mass chaos that does not look like the case. >> reporter: in los angeles, a major airport worker protest will delay travelers there. passengers at l.a.x. are advised to give themselves a three hour cushion and extra 90 anyone's to get there. not everyone will be traveling by air, 39 million are expected to drive. millions of people will be riding the rails today, amtrak adding extra trains on its most crowded corridors borrowing some from canada to handle the holiday crush. problems linger from hurricane sandy including a shortage of rental cars in the northeast the few left are going for hundreds of dollars a day. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >>> 26-year-old murder suspect scheduled to be in court today in san jose believed to be involved in a violent crime spree. jonathan wilbanks was arrested last friday an officer suffered minor injuries in a shootout. wilbanks and a
in that libyan attack has been laid to rest in northern california. a wreath of roses and an american flag are some of the items on chris steven' grave. according to the paper stevens was buried there on friday. he was 52 years old and grew up in piedmont. >>> there is a new study on breast cancer that finds parts of the bay area have much higher rates of invasive breast cancer compared to the rest of california. those areas include the western half of contra costa county. the northern most part of alameda county, an area that runs through alameda, santa clara and san mateo reports. san mateo news reports breast cancer rates in those areas were 10% to 20% higher than the state average from the years 2000 and 2008. breast cancer rates have been a major concern in marin county. >>> well, an iraq war veteran who said he was beaten by police during an occupy protest and needed surgery for a lacerated spleen is suing the alameda county sheriff's office. he claims the alameda county sheriff's office made his injuries worse by denying him medical care after he was arrested and jailed last novembe
on a central california highway. it happened this morning on highway 152 in madera county. a 48-year-old man from san leandro who was driving a volvo pulling a container trailer swerved to try and avoid an overturned big rig and collided head-on with a honda. >>> serious rain in the forecast as we head into tomorrow, and also through the rest of the week. i'll tell you what you can expect for your morning commute and how much rain we're going to see by week's end. >>> i was unable to find one charitable organization that has benefited from these unmanned donation boxes that are popping up around the bay. despite the fact that some are claiming these bins help local bay area charities. >> the guy came to me and said they had these bins to put on my property. basically if i was interested, and they were offering $0.05 a pound for whatever the garments were. they said that they shared with the salvation army and good will, and they sold some of the stuff to thrift stores. then they took the shoes and stuff and sold them in africa for a knickel a pair. >> reporter: which is the bin he is referri
. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their playoff money to charity. they have decided to give away one share worth more than $34,000. their donation will be split between several charities, including big brothers and big sisters and the united way of the bay area. >> how about that? >> 7:18. grab an umbrella, we're getting some wild weather. our storm coverage continues. the first of a series of storms bearing down on the bay area. meteorologist steve paulson, is tracking on the -- is tracking the storm on radar, he will pinpoint where and when it
-sex marriage will be on hold in california. for top they will announce whether or not they were hit the california case or on monday. if they do take it they will start arguments in march and a decision will come by the end of june. if not next week we could see same-sex marriages resume. we will follow the latest from the supreme court. >> thank you will take a quick break with more coverage on storm in a minute. we have a live look at storm tracker 4 to remind you warmest bay area wide and still intends all across the bay. more on that in a minute. a quick reminder. ketch and all new doctor feel in today's episode it is entitled beaten, starved, and locked in a room. a man in his wife made headlines when they were arrested in connection with abuse and starvation for three to five children. >> why does the man say he is innocent will find out today. >> we are back. the time is 7:45 a.m. following the latest with the storm system. pg&e has been out all morning long bowling the storm. off they are attempting to get oupower back for those will have lost our pg&e recording 400 outages
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in the northern california airport, why it took so long for these passenger's nightmares to end. . >>> a travel nightmare, their flight to hawaii was delayed it 6 hours. the discount air is a $99 one- way ticket but because of mechanical problems, passengers waited and slept in the airport for hours. they say there was a communication breakdown with the airline. >> now they have turned around and told us after the 11th time we will be held up yet again so it was 2:00 and 3:00 and 4:00 but they say it was unfortunate they were arranging vouchers for other flights. >>> crews had to clean up twice in one day. they say crews came out to clean up graffiti only to have vandals strike again in one day and it is not the first time but two years ago a plaque was his he willed -- chiseled off. >> it shows a lack of respect for the men and women who have done everything to protect our right to free speech and free tonight. >> graffiti was likely gang- related. >> well, this friday is the deadline for baseball teams to sign their unsigned players and for the giants that includes star player brian wilson.
. >>> dangerous times how the fiscal cliff could affect people in california, stay tuned for ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us this wednesday november 28th, i am pam cook. >> weather is changing and we are on storm watch right now and we have the first of several storms roaring into the bay area and expect rain and strong winds happening now. we have live team coverage and our crews are in san francisco who are at the richmond san rafael bridge. tara moriarty is watching the morning commute, where is that storm, we can feel it, right? >> now some of the heavier rain, we have to go back here but some of the heavier bands are beginning to inch into the north bay and you can see northern county as well as rushing river, we will keep an eye on that because it will be one of the focuses of the heavier rain nothing too bad yet but up into mendocino county, there will be heavy duty rainfall totals and so far there are only 3 / 100s for the south bay. coming up, mark is live at the richmond san rafael bridge, it lo
forward and chase what matters. what is essentially christmas that lego land in california. that is the 10th annual lighting of the world's large largest lego christmas tree. there're 245,000 lego and then torn with 400 lego ornaments. thomas gibson who stars in criminal mind was on hand for the celebration. of police standoff on treasure island, we will have the latest developments and how the standoff ended coming up. thousands are gathering to protest, we will tell you why. the commute in the bay area and watching the big storms that are rolling in. weather advisories are already in place. we will have more details coming up as the kron4 morning news continues. (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news thanks for joining us tuesday november 27th. a police standoff on treasure island and so, we will have details coming up. millipede is opening back up after an officer involved shooting. wet weather coming back to the bay area, we have big storms on the way we have an update from there,. >> it is dryer on the bay area right now temperatures in the '50s. we will see
that offers city to city services for about a dollar is expanding to california. it will allow you go from oakland california san jose and san francisco to los angeles. also sacramento and the reno sparks area as well. they cam but " cal for a trip starting today but they do not actually start running until december 12th. the company will be offering trips where dollar transfer its first week of service. >> will be back with more of the team coverage of the storm in just a couple of minutes. rainy and windy and the bay area. a live look at the other summit and they still have fairly clear skies. this is all goodness for skiing. we always look for more snow than add to those totals since a lot of resorts opened early. they are already up and running. we will be right back. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad
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